A critical reflection on the conceptual and practical limitations of the responsibility to protect

@article{Bazirake2015ACR,
  title={A critical reflection on the conceptual and practical limitations of the responsibility to protect},
  author={Joseph Besigye Bazirake and Paul Bukuluki},
  journal={The International Journal of Human Rights},
  year={2015},
  volume={19},
  pages={1017 - 1028}
}
The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is without a doubt an iconic representation of the international system's effort to reinterpret the traditional understanding of state sovereignty within a growing trend towards human rights considerations. This article presents the scepticism surrounding the R2P's journey within a conservative and state-centric status quo of international relations, framed on a basic set of 1648 Westphalia treaty ideals. The article analyses the limitations in the… 

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